Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. The company is active in more than 200 countries. In 2018 Siemens generated revenue of €83.0 billion and net income of €6.1 billion and had around 379,000 employees worldwide. Siemens is the only provider that offers a comprehensive range of products and systems for automation in all sectors and is a leading supplier of automation systems to the food & beverage industry.
Competences & Capabilities
Siemens is active in the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization with products and solutions like
- Totally Integrated Automation (TIA) portal
- Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software
- Energy management and efficient drives
Corporate Technology, the central research & development arm of Siemens, develops the company’s technology and innovation strategy. It has 7,400 employees worldwide, holds 59,800 granted patents and collaborates with 8 centres of knowledge interchange and 17 principal partner universities worldwide.
Partner in the following EIT Food projects
We will continue this activity in 2019 with the University of Hohenheim as host
The project will expand, adapt & implement 3-D CT scanning technologies to digitise the beef & lamb food chain into a new Connected Food System
An additional advantage is the possible reduction of unnecessary waste
The idea is based on integration of ingredient and instant food manufacturing technologies combined with smart user-interface to support individual choices
It also encompasses a portfolio of instruments dedicated to beneficiaries from EIT RIS countries and intended to stimulate their innovative and entrepreneurial potential and to promote their international exposure
The development of organic supply chains that drive fair, transparent and healthy options for the consumer
On a global basis the amount of fraud occurring in the organic supply system is growing rapidly and issues are appearing on a weekly basis